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William Jonathan Northen
Birth: Jul. 9, 1835
Jones County, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1913
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Georgia Governor. He served as both a Georgia state senator and a Georgia state representative before his election as a two term Georgia Governor in 1890. While Governor, he established an agricultural and mechanical college for black students and a school for training teachers. After leaving office, he worked for a time as the state historian. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Moss Neel Northen (1839 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Henry Northen (1863 - 1904)*
  Annie Elizabeth Northen (1866 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Sep 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7937492
William Jonathan Northen
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William Jonathan Northen
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William Jonathan Northen
Added by: Evening Blues
 
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 Added: Jul. 20, 2014
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 Added: Mar. 25, 2013
William Jonathan Northen, Governor of Georgia from 1890 to 1894. Born in Jones County, July 9, 1835 of Scotch ancestry, Governor Northen graduated from Mercer University. He taught for many years at Mt. Zion School in Hancock Co. When he became a candidat...(Read more)
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